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Pay Per Head for the Sweet 16

Pay Per Head for the Sweet 16

Power Pay Per Head offers all the tools you need for this year's Sweet 16 and beyond, all for a small fee per player per week. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/20/2022

Sports Betting Apps Flood U.S. College Campuses as NCAA Bans Ads During Games

Sports Betting Apps Flood U.S. College Campuses as NCAA Bans Ads During Games

The NCAA ban has resulted in reduced exposure for sports betting associated businesses across the board.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/18/2022

SBC Agrees to Deal to Buy The Canadian Gaming Summit

SBC has agreed to terms to acquire the long-running Canadian Gaming Summit (CGS), Canada’s premier annual conference and trade show for land-based and iGaming professionals, from current joint owners the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) and MediaEdge Communications. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/16/2022

Critics Take Aim at Legalized Sports Betting in Minnesota

Critics Take Aim at Legalized Sports Betting in Minnesota

Critics of a bill to legalize sports betting in Minnesota warned legislators Tuesday that it would worsen problem gambling and favor tribes over other gaming interests.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2022

Professional Sports Gambler Haralabos Voulgaris Talks When He First Realized He Was "Sharp"

As part of the Be Better Bettors podcast this week, professional sports gambler Haralabos Voulgaris discusses how he initially got involved in gambling.  Like most folks, it all started at the race track.  In Voulgaris' case, he was exposed as a young boy growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/15/2022

Mojo is an Athlete Stock Market Backed By A-Rod

Mojo is an Athlete Stock Market Backed By A-Rod

Former Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez has joined forces with business partner Marc Lore to take advantage of the regulated sports bettings space in the US.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/15/2022

Can't Bet on DraftKings From My State

Can't Bet on DraftKings From My State

The DraftKings sportsbook commercials are all over the airwaves during football and basketball season, but they are only available in around a dozen states, and some of those do not allow betting on the state colleges or games that feature them.  There are always alternatives.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/15/2022

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

You are prohibited from betting on the FanDuel app from Texas.  But have no fear, alternative sports betting sites are available to those living in or visiting the Lone Star State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/15/2022

Can I Bet on the Caesars Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on the Caesars Sportsbook App From Texas?

The Caesars Sportsbook app is not available in Texas.  Instead you can place bets at BetUS.  Accessisble within the state of Texas, BetUS offers a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/15/2022

Can't Bet on DraftKings From South Dakota

Can't Bet on DraftKings From South Dakota

You cannot bet on DraftKings from the state of South Dakota, however, our friends at Jazz Sportsbook do accept players from SD.  They even offer a $1000 risk free wager.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/14/2022

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Alabama as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.   However, there are other options.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/13/2022

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Houston?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Houston?

You can bet sports in and around Houston online courtesy of Jazz Sports, which has been in business since 1994. 

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Mar/12/2022

Head of Chicago-Area Gambling Ring Gets 18-Month Sentence

Head of Chicago-Area Gambling Ring Gets 18-Month Sentence

A northern Illinois man who pleaded guilty to running a sports betting operation that involved a mayor pardoned by former President Donald Trump has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/09/2022

Refer a Bookie Program Pays Big

Refer a Bookie Program Pays Big

Being a bookie you have the opportunity to make some great money.  But did you know that affiliates in the sports betting industry are among the highest paid?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2022

Hard Rock Mobile App Reportedly at Center of Calvin Ridley Betting Scandal

Hard Rock Mobile App Reportedly at Center of Calvin Ridley Betting Scandal

Senior NFL reporter for CBS Sports Jonathan Jones is reporting that the short-lived Hard Rock sports betting app may have been used in placing bets for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/08/2022

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

Plus Bitcoin again viewed as a safe haven amid geopolitical tension though some are looking to take advantage of the crisis for selfish means....and regulators are most certainly keeping a watchful eye.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/07/2022

Who Creates Pay Per Head Betting Odds?

As a bookie or agent signing on with a Pay Per Head business, you might be wondering who creates your odds.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/05/2022

Can I Now Join Illinois Sports Betting Apps Through My Phone?

Can I Now Join Illinois Sports Betting Apps Through My Phone?

Remote sports betting in the state of Illinois went live effective March 5, 2022.  While the state began licensing sportsbooks two years ago, customers had been required to join in-person via a local retail outlet such as a casino.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/05/2022

I Need a Pay Per Head for March Madness

I Need a Pay Per Head for March Madness

Through March Madness (2022), our friends at Power Pay Per Head will be offering an absolutely sick 6 weeks free.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2022

Bet365, Others Leave Russian Market

Betting firms Parimatch Tech and Bet365 have condemned Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine by withdrawing their operations from the country.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2022

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan...Then Votes in Favor

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan

In a stunning reversal of fortune Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower chamber of the state legislature, overwhelmingly voted down a bill that would have made it illegal for gambling entities in the state he use the slogan “Virginia is for bettors“ to advertise their services.....but they had an about-face on Wednesday.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/02/2022

Morgan Stanley Names Draftkings Top Pick

Morgan Stanley Names Draftkings Top Pick

Morgan Stanley says that DraftKings has 30% upside and has made the popular sports betting firm a top pick.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2022

Vote on Virginia is for Bettors Postponed Until Tuesday

Vote on Virginia is for Bettors Postponed Until Tuesday

The bill’s main sponsor is Virginia State Senator Thomas Norment, a Republican who became angry when he recently heard a gambling commercial on his car radio that declared “Virginia is for bettors.”

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/28/2022

Agent in Chicago-Area Gambling Ring Given Community Sentence

Agent in Chicago-Area Gambling Ring Given Community Sentence

A federal judge sentenced an agent involved with a Chicago-area gambling ring to six months in community confinement.  The feds had been seeking more than two years behind bars for Justin Hines, who they say recruited bettors. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/27/2022

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provides G911 With Latest Update

Virginia Closing in on Slogan: Senator's Office Provide G911 With Latest Update

The Virginia House of Delegates, the lower body of the state legislature, is to vote Monday on a controversial bill that would ban gambling entities in the state from using the advertising slogan “Virginia is for bettors” to promote their businesses.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/26/2022

Caesars Sportsbook Teams Up With Cavs Ahead of Ohio Sports Betting Launch

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) today announced a multi-year partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers to make Caesars Sportsbook an “Official Sports Betting Partner” and Caesars Entertainment the “Official Casino Partner” of the team. This partnership includes plans to open a best-in-class retail sportsbook on the street level inside the northwest atrium area of the team’s home venue, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/24/2022

No More TwinSpires Website in Michigan

No More TwinSpires Website in Michigan

Sports betting in the US is exploding but with it comes competition and that seems to be what just killed the TwinSpires website in the state of Michigan.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/24/2022

State of Arkansas Approves Mobile Sports Betting

State of Arkansas Approves Mobile Sports Betting

Mobile sports betting in Arkansas crossed its final regulatory hurdle this week as bets can now be taken via mobile devices effective March 4th.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/24/2022

First Man Sentenced in Murder of 5Dimes Owner

First Man Sentenced in Murder of 5Dimes Owner

First of the defendants is sentenced to 33 years.  Ten others await sentencing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2022

Mobile Sports Betting to Start in Arkansas

Mobile Sports Betting to Start in Arkansas

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee on Tuesday morning signed off on the Arkansas Racing Commission's proposed rule to allow mobile wagering in The Natural State, and this is likely to begin ahead of March Madness.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/22/2022

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Top 3 Reasons to Try a Mobile Casino

Top 3 Reasons to Try a Mobile Casino

Online casino games are rather popular today. There are many sites where people can play wonderful games and win money. In recent years, people who made many successful casino sites decided to make mobile versions of those sites. But, even though a mobile option is a rather convenient thing, many people don't trust it.

Political Betting News: Trump Washes Hands of Perdue in Georgia, May Stop Endorsing Candidates Altogether

His endorsee, celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz, is still neck-and-neck against David McCormick with around 9000 votes still to be counted.

How Much Will The "Bought" Texas A&M Aggies Pay Out With a CFP National Championship Win 2023?

How Much Will The "Bought" Texas A&M Aggies Pay Out With a CFP National Championship Win 2023?

Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher is outraged over allegations made by Alabama head coach Nick Saban, who claims Texas A&M "bought every player" in its vaunted 2022 recruiting class.  That class has helped propel the Aggies to the 5th shortest CFP champion favorites.